Rotherham (Back-Up Site)


Launch Site Address

Keppel's Column, Admirals Crest
South Yorkshire
S61 2SW

Rotherham Hot Air Balloon Ride

Fun & Interesting Facts

The acting career of movie and TV star Sean Bean began in Rotherham. His first stage performances were in Rotherham College plays while studying a drama course and after a performance at Rotherham Civic Theatre, he won a RADA scholarship in 1981


Take life higher for a stunning South Yorkshire hot air balloon ride across spectacular countryside from our back-up Rotherham launch site.

An unforgettable airborne adventure awaits as you go up, up and away on our iconic red balloon.

Sitting on the eastern edge of the beautiful Peak District, this site is one of our back up launch sites for Sheffield balloon rides, with glorious views of both town and countryside and views of the imposing Wentworth Woodhouse.

Your flight may be moved here on the day.

Our Yorkshire hot air balloon rides offer the flying experience of a lifetime, as you drift majestically through the skies wherever the wind takes you.


From the M1, exit at junction 35 and take the A629 Upper Wortley Road signposted for Rotherham. Follow this road for approximately 1.5 miles, and then turn left onto Admirals Crescent. After 100 meters, you will see the column on your left.

Please park on the small grass area in front of the column. If the ground is wet, please park along the road, making sure not to block access. The pilot and crew will meet you by the metal gate in front of the column.

Passenger Flight Information Line

Please call 0115 822 4905 to confirm the status of your flight.

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Your Pilot Will Be:

Thomas Hook

Look forward to... floating on air exceptional views breath-taking heights going with the wind the world at your feet